Why budget airlines are so successful

Ryanair is Europe’s biggest airline. Photo: Istagram/esa_madrid Are you surprised when the home-brand ice-cream doesn’t taste like the $6 salted caramel from an artisanal gelateria? Do you buy the cheapest, factory-second fridge and express disgust when the seal falls off? So why, when they buy the cheapest ticket on a low-cost carrier, are many airline passengers […]

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Why every traveller should have a bucket list

A bucket list will help you get through rough work days. Photo: Shutterstock I have a bucket list. I only came up with it a few weeks ago when I wrote a story for Traveller about the idea of a “reverse bucket list” – the things you shouldn’t do – and was asked to also list […]

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Tate Martell Announces Transfer to Miami from Ohio State | Bleacher Report

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Here’s How Long It’ll Take You to Fuck Up Your New Year’s Resolutions

This article originally appeared on VICE UK. I don’t mean to be pessimistic. Really, I don’t. I just. I’ve been there, is all. Do you really think you’re going to get to April and still be gulping down a fresh fruit smoothie every morning? Do you think you’ll still be making it to that HIIT […]

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The great Brexit rebellion | News

On a monumental day in Westminster for British politics and Brexit, Anushka Asthana follows the action through the eyes of one of the key Conservative rebels. For two years, Anna Soubry has railed against Brexit and her party leader, Theresa May. Today she was one of 432 MPs who voted to reject the prime minister’s […]

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Six of the world’s best bars are found in this Asian city

The cachaca-inspired Mother of Dragons cocktail at Mo Bar.    When the Mandarin Oriental Singapore was pondering a new bar recently, it knew it had better be special. After all, the luxury hotel gazes over Marina Bay, symbol of all that is hip about contemporary Singapore, a city with a rapidly evolving bar scene, and […]

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The Typical Black Family May Have Zero Wealth by the End of This Century

A protester is seen through a prop in front of the US Department of Justice during a rally against big banks and home foreclosures in Washington, DC, May 20, 2013. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) When America’s housing bubble burst over a decade ago, black families were especially devastated. Given that they had been unfairly […]

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Delta plane passenger accidentally boards Tokyo-bound flight with gun

The TSA denied the incident was related to the government shutdown.  A passenger made it through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint with a gun on January 2, boarding a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and flying to Tokyo, authorities said Sunday. The TSA confirmed the incident in a statement Sunday night, but […]

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Spielberg’s Latinx ‘West Side Story’ Is Fighting Hollywood Whitewashing

Left: Ariana DeBose. Right: Steven Spielberg. Photos via Getty. Rachel Zegler, a 17-year-old Colombian-American from Clifton, New Jersey, just went from playing Maria at her local performing arts center’s production of West Side Story to landing the same role in Steven Spielberg’s remake of the 1957 musical. Maria, a Puerto Rican girl in New York […]

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Beachside resort town is transformed into a colourful oasis

Tepe, Kusadasi. Photo: Marshall Kusadasi is your typical resort town. Sitting on Turkey’s Aegean coast, it is a bustling centre of tourism and a major stop-off point for cruise ships on their way to the historical centre of Ephesus. ​But one part of town was getting very little tourist attention – until now. The Tepe neighbourhood in Turkish port town […]

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Antonio Brown Has ‘Too Much Diva,’ Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians Says | Bleacher Report

Keith Srakocic/Associated Press Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians doesn’t appear to have much interest in reuniting with Antonio Brown.  Appearing on The Adam Schefter Podcast (h/t ESPN.com), Arians discussed the ongoing situation between Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  “There’s too much miscommunication, too much … diva,” Arians said. “I’ve heard so many stories—I like Antonio—he […]

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An Interview with a Pissed-Off Government Worker Who’s Running Out of Cash

Not the IRS worker. Stock photo by Getty More than three weeks into what has become the longest federal government shutdown in US history, nearly 800,000 employees have missed their first paycheck, the New York Times op-ed page is urging TSA officers to strike, and Donald Trump has served fast-food burgers to the Clemson football […]

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touring a country’s audible treasures

The Japanese say that summer hasn’t officially started until cicada song is heard. Photo: Alamy If there’s a sound that typifies summer in Japan, it’s this: the min-min-min of cicadas riding the humid breeze as they search for mates. This sound washes over me as I stand on the edge of a thickly forested valley in […]

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Jim Harbaugh Gives Michigan Scholarship Offer to 7th-Grade QB Isaiah Marshall | Bleacher Report

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College”,”url”:”/boston-college-football”,”id”:”boston-college-football”},”clemson-football”:{“title”:”Clemson”,”url”:”/clemson-football”,”id”:”clemson-football”},”duke-football”:{“title”:”Duke”,”url”:”/duke-football”,”id”:”duke-football”},”florida-state-football”:{“title”:”Florida St”,”url”:”/florida-state-football”,”id”:”florida-state-football”},”georgia-tech-football”:{“title”:”Georgia […]

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The ‘Learning to Be Spider-Man’ Meme Is the Next Great Spidey Meme

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was a brilliant movie. Even if superhero flicks aren’t your thing, you’ll just have to blindly trust me on this one. I cried during it, like, twice. Just go see this shit, OK? One small example of the many, many ways Spider-Verse was sick was how it acknowledged memes. Spider-Man memes […]

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Better known as the last bastion before Game of Thrones’ ‘Wall’

Tromso is Norway’s official gateway to the Arctic.    It’s a thrill arriving in Tromso, for this is call-of-the-wild country. The frontier town 350 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle is a springboard to the snowy north’s polar darkness, to the midnight sun, ghostly northern lights and implacable snow and ice. If you are a […]

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Trump’s Shutdown Is a Savage Assault on the Working Class

American tycoon Donald Trump onboard his private jet, as he arrives at Aberdeen Airport in 2014. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images) The United States government’s partial shutdown is now in its fourth week, and shows no sign of abating. Donald Trump has decided that his demand for a border wall—which he initially […]

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Missing man, Wooloongabba – Queensland Police News

Police are urging members of the public to keep an eye out for a 72-year-old man who has gone missing from a medical facility in Brisbane’s south overnight. Rodney Willie (pictured) left the facility on Ipswich Road in Woolloongabba around 11pm last night and has since been seen walking towards Dutton Park train station. Police […]

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